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Rintels Professorship is hosting Mordecai Paldiel, April 23

Rintels Professorship is hosting Mordecai Paldiel, April 23

Dorothy & Jonathan Rintels Holocaust

Studies Professorship Presents

 

Dr. Mordecai Paldiel

German Rescuers of Jews: Individuals versus the System

 

April 21, 2017

4:00 PM

249 Fine Arts Building

Florida State University

 

Dr. Mordecai Paldiel is a survivor and the former Director of the Department of the Righteous at Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust authority. Born in Belgium, Mordecai Paldiel fled with his family to France where a Catholic Priest smuggled the family into Switzerland. A leading authority on Rescue, he is the author of a number of books including German Rescuers of Jews: Individuals versus the System (2017), Saving One’s Own: Jewish Rescuers during the Holocaust (2017), The Righteous Among the Nations: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust (2007), Churches and The Holocaust: Unholy Teaching, Good Samaritans And Reconciliation (2006), Saving the Jews: Amazing Stories of Men and Women who Defied the Final Solution Hardcover (2000), The Path of the Righteous: Gentile Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust (1993).

 

Dr. Mordecai Paldiel

Copies of Paldiel’s book, German Rescuers of Jews: Individuals versus the System will be available for sale.